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Category: Algorithms

A year of ChatGPT: 5 ways the AI marvel has changed the world – Toby Walsh

OpenAI’s artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot ChatGPT was unleashed onto an unsuspecting public one year ago. It quickly became the fastest-growing app ever, in the hands of 100 million users by the end of the second month. Today, it’s available to more than a billion people via Microsoft’s Bing search, Skype and Snapchat – and OpenAI is predicted to collect more than US$1 billion in annual revenue. Continue reading

The self-censorship of generative AI now surpasses Orwellian Newspeak – Andrea Monti

L’autocensura delle AI generative raggiunge e supera il NewSpeak orwellianoIn 2003, commenting on the proceedings of the “Open-Source Commission” established by the then government, I wrote in the glorious (and alas, now defunct) Linux&C magazine: “We are creating generations of functional illiterates subservient to the uncritical use of a single platform. People are already using systems with no awareness of their actions. Thus, when the spell-checker suggests that ‘democracy’ is not in the dictionary, they will, without question, simply cease to use the word -and forget about its existence. Continue reading

United States: Biden’s executive order puts civil rights in the middle of the AI regulation discussion – Margaret Hu

On Oct. 4, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released the Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights: A Vision for Protecting Our Civil Rights in the Algorithmic Age. The blueprint launched a conversation about how artificial intelligence innovation can proceed under multiple fair principles. These include safe and effective systems, algorithmic discrimination protections, privacy and transparency. Continue reading

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